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Securing Microsoft Windows Server An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems.

An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems.

A step-by-step checklist to secure Microsoft Windows Server:

For Microsoft Windows Server 2016 RTM (1607) (CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2016 RTM (Release 1607) Benchmark version 1.2.0)

CIS has worked with the community since 2009 to publish a benchmark for Microsoft Windows Server

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Other CIS Benchmark versions:

For Microsoft Windows Server (CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (non-R2) Benchmark version 3.2.0)

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CIS Hardened Image available for Benchmark version 1.1.0

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CIS-CAT Pro is included with membership and can automatically test for compliance and remediate with this benchmark.

Information Hub : CIS Microsoft Windows Server Benchmarks


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